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Preview: Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard

£85 inc VAT

Manufacturer: Apple

Our Rating: We rate this 4.5 out of 5

More details have emerged about Mac OS X 10.5, the next major update to the Mac operating system that Apple has dubbed "Leopard".

More details have emerged about Mac OS X 10.5, the next major update to the Mac operating system that Apple has dubbed "Leopard". While Leopard won't be let out of its cage until October, two Steve Jobs keynote addresses and Apple's Leopard website have given us some idea of how this latest cat will behave.

Here we'll describe what's publicly known about Leopard's new features - and the lingering questions we're still trying to answer. We'll also take a look at the OS X 10.5 features Apple first unveiled in August 2006, paying special attention to what's changed since then.

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  • Ease of Use: We give this item 8 of 10 for ease of use
  • Features: We give this item 9 of 10 for features
  • Overall: We give this item 9 of 10 overall

We're pretty excited about what Leopard - Mac OS X 10.5 - will bring to the table. Most of the changes are incremental, but as any Mac user knows OS X is an excellent operating system anyway. These improvements suggest that Mac OS X 10.5 will be a must-have upgrade.

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